What qualification does an access course give you?
The Access to HE Diploma is a full level 3 qualification. Study on the Access to HE Diploma makes academic demands that are at an equivalent level to those of other level 3 qualifications. Examples of other level 3 qualifications include A levels and Welsh Baccalaureate.
Can I do access to nursing course online?
Access to Nursing courses can be studied from home with Academy Online Learning via online distance learning or at a local college. Some universities accept Functional Skills English and Mathematics if you don’t have the GCSE.
What is an access course at college?
The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a qualification which prepares people without traditional qualifications for study at university. Access to HE courses are delivered by colleges in England and Wales, and are available in a range of different subjects, such as nursing, social studies, law, and art and design.
How many hours is an access course?
Boost your confidence with an Access module They’re usually 30 weeks long, and most students study for about nine hours a week. If a fast track option is available, you can complete your Access module in just 18 weeks by increasing your study time. We recommend that you apply early to guarantee your place.
Do I have to pay for an access course?
You don’t have to pay anything upfront and the loan will be written off if you complete your course and go on to study a higher education programme.
Can you go to uni with an access course?
You could take an Access to HE course They prepare people for university-level study, meaning you can then go on to do a degree course. Here are some key things to know about Access courses: The course results in an Access to HE Diploma, a Level 3 qualification (the same level as A levels and Scottish Highers).
Are access courses hard?
If you put minimal effort in, the course will be very difficult, if you work hard, the course will be comparatively easy. That being said, the course itself covers lots of different Access to Higher Education modules, including but not limited to: Science courses. Nursing courses.
Do you have to be 19 to do an access course?
Entry requirements You must be 19 or over on 1 September in the academic year the course starts.
Are UK access courses free?
Access courses are free to eligible 19 – 23 year olds. If you are over 19, you can access an Advanced Learner Loan so there are no upfront fees. If you progress to university you will not need to repay this loan at the completion of your degree.
Do I Need A levels to go to university?
Although A Levels are primarily for those seeking to get into university, yes it is possible to get to university without A levels and qualify for a university course. An Access to Higher Education (Access to HE) course is a flexible way of getting into university and suits those who are returning to education.
How many A levels is an access course equivalent to?
level 3 qualifications
The Access to HE Diploma is an alternative qualification to A-levels or BTECs (level 3 qualifications) for applications to university. Your Access to HE Diploma will give you a level 3 qualification which is Ofqual and QAA approved.
Are access courses full time?
Most courses are full-time so that students can complete the course in one year, but this does not mean that you will be in college all day, every day.
What is science access to he city of Bristol College?
Science Access to HE City of Bristol College. This Access to HE course is a one-year, full-time Level 3 course specifically designed to enable you to develop the knowledge and study skills to progress into Higher Education. You may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ, BTEC or A Level but not enough to get to university.
Are there any adult courses at City of Bristol?
Get your next qualification or learn a new skill with City of Bristol College. Our courses for adults include: Courses at all levels, from beginner classes to university-level courses. Looking for CPD, a change of career or additional skills? There are over 50 short online courses you can study at home.
How old is access Creative College in Bristol?
In 2017 we celebrated 25 years of creative education! In 2019, we launched the first phase of our evolution in Bristol – a £5m Games and Media Campus in the city centre!
How is access to higher education in Bristol?
Access to Higher Education courses in Bristol About our Access to Higher Education courses Access to Higher Education courses help people who left school with few or no formal qualifications progress to degree or foundation degree-level education.